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Jet2 flight diverted due to potable water issue

Old 10th Feb 2019, 20:41
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Jet2 flight diverted due to potable water issue

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A spokeswoman for Jet2 confirmed that the flight had been diverted to Manchester Airport due to a lack of water for teas and coffee.
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6688665/Jet2-flight-Glasgow-Tenerife-diverted-Manchester-hour-off.html
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Old 10th Feb 2019, 20:54
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I think the issue is probably around running water for the toilet facilities. If I discovered I had no running water 30 mins into a Tenerife flight Id be looking to stop off just out of decency never mind that you will be grounded down route out of a maintenance base..
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Old 10th Feb 2019, 21:16
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I think the issue is probably around running water for the toilet facilities. If I discovered I had no running water 30 mins into a Tenerife flight Id be looking to stop off just out of decency never mind that you will be grounded down route out of a maintenance base..
Agreed, be in the Mail for lack of water, or for the absolute state of the toilets after a 5 hour flight without any water. Lose lose.
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Old 11th Feb 2019, 05:50
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Took a trip on Pan American B.747 from JFK to Paris. The scheduled aircraft had gone U/S so they quick turned an arrival. About an hour out we and they discovered the potable water had not been serviced. Full boat of course. Not a great rest of the trip. The bottled water ran out of course, people were washing with canned tonic and colas.
Thank heavens they had dumped and service the lavatories. Years before I saw/smelled got almost ill at another operator's Super Connie that had flown a MAC charter from Europe. Apparently they had not serviced them over there. Almost indescribable what those lavs looked like.
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Old 11th Feb 2019, 06:59
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Glad the fire services were present, presumably to hose down the toilets?
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